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The Infrastructure Revolution: Integration, Investment and Innovation

October 17, 2019

Preston Auditorium, World Bank Headquarters, Washington DC

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Global leaders, activists, and investors gathered Thursday to discuss the power of infrastructure and the critical role it plays in connecting people to opportunity.

Through a series of TED-style talks, speakers shared compelling examples of how regional integration, investment and innovation in infrastructure have worked to deliver better outcomes for communities and countries. 

Panelists reflected on the examples shared and discussed priorities for bridging the infrastructure gap, including greater accessibility, more and better data, innovative financing vehicles, and expanded partnerships.

Speakers

Partner, Actis

Vice Chairman, Inland Waterways Authority of India

Co-founder and COO, PiggyVest, Nigeria

CEO, Africa50, Morocco

Vice President, Infrastructure, World Bank

Minister of Finance, Paraguay

Minister of Digital Economy and Communications for Benin

Vice-President, European Investment Bank